Historical Images of Porter County

Raisler's Confectionery
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: 1912
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Edward H. Mitchell
Postmark: December 26, 1912, Chesterton, Indiana
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The Raisler Confectionery was located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Main Street (Lincolnway) and Franklin Street in Valparaiso.

The confectionery was owned and operated by Lawrence H. Raisler. On April 19, 1918, Raisler sold his business to Peter Combis. Louis D. Bondy, owner of the building, made extensive building improvements for Combis after he purchased the confectionery business from Raisler. From 1927 to 1947, Raisler was employed as a salesman for the Bunte Brothers Candy Company of Chicago.

Raisler was born in Shawano, Shawano County, Wisconsin, on April 17, 1886, and passed away on December 15, 1969, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. He is interred at Glendale Memorial Park in Phoenix.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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